In this lecture, students will learn about challenges in smart agriculture, solutions and advanced practical examples for the realization of smart agriculture, from lecturers who are members of the Super Smart Society Promotion Consortium, and will be able to explain the purpose, significance, challenges, latest practical examples, and desirable future vision of smart agriculture.
Students will be able to explain the differences between Japanese and global agriculture, the future direction of Japanese agriculture, and the current status and issues of smart agriculture.
|✔ Applicable||How instructors' work experience benefits the course|
|Provided by external lecturers who have professional expertise at the companies associated with the Super Smart Society Promotion Consortium.|
Super-Smart Society, IoT, Robotics, Smart Agriculture, Sensing, Social Implementation, Development of Society
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
A series of lectures by several lecturers will be delivered on demand (along with ppt slides, depending on the lecturer). Students can promptly ask questions or communicate with each other via T2SCHOLA bbs system. Feedback from lecturers will be given via T2SCHOLA.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Why is Smart Agriculture Needed? Problems in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.||Specified in the lecture|
|Class 2||Be Smarter! Future of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.||Specified in the lecture|
|Class 3||Current state of research in agricultural information technology in Japan||Specified in the lecture|
|Class 4||Realization of Society 5.0 by utilizing Precision Agriculture into Smart Agriculture in NARO, Japan||Specified in the lecture|
|Class 5||Transforming Agri & Food Systems Under a Changing Climate||Specified in the lecture|
|Class 6||Next-Generation Green Revolution Integrating Science and Technology||Specified in the lecture|
|Class 7||Kubota's approach to Smart Agriculture and future directions||Specified in the lecture|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterward (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
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Grading will be based on the discussions with other students and lecturers about the contents of the lecture videos.